Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 9 Ratings

Topped with tangy lime crema and herbacious guacamole, these grilled steak tacos are a refreshing and flavorful swap for standard ground beef tacos.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
55 mins
marinate:
2 hrs to 1 day
grill:
4 mins
stand:
10 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
16 tacos
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Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema

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Directions

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  • In a food processor or blender combine onion, lime juice, cumin, garlic, ground chipotle pepper, and salt. Cover and process or blend to form a thick paste.

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  • Spread paste over both sides of skirt steak; rub in with your fingers. Place skirt steak in a large resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish; seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.

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  • Prepare Guacamole and Lime Crema.

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  • For a charcoal grill, grill steak on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals about 4 minutes or until steak is lightly charred, turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place steak on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as directed.)

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  • Remove steak from grill. Cover with foil; let stand for 10 minutes. Coarsely chop steak. Serve in warm tortillas topped with cabbage, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, Guacamole, and Lime Crema.

Nutrition Facts (Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema)

752 calories; total fat 40g; saturated fat 13g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 20g; cholesterol 110mg; sodium 1027mg; potassium 1653mg; carbohydrates 51g; fiber 9g; sugar 5g; protein 49g; vitamin a 2332IU; vitamin c 48mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 11mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 194mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 212mg; iron 9mg.

Guacamole

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  • In a medium bowl combine avocados, tomatoes, cilantro, onion, lime juice, and salt. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.

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Lime Crema

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  • In a small bowl stir together sour cream, lime zest, and lime juice. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.

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Reviews

9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0